Macdonald Houstoun House is a unique wedding venue surrounded by 22 acres of enchanting woodland in the heart of West Lothian, Scotland. Once visited by Mary Queen of Scots, this 16th-century tower house is steeped in history, offering couples ample character and ambience. This tranquil setting is an oasis of quiet seclusion and the ideal blend of luxury and antique style for timeless wedding affairs.
Facilities and Capacity
Macdonald Houstoun House offers a romantic setting for weddings of all sizes and styles, from the intimate to the large and lavish. Each season brings a new element to the surroundings, giving it a unique charm all year round. Thanks to its gorgeous grounds and tree-lined driveway, the estate is made for those with a desire for truly inspiring wedding pictures. Licensed to hold civil ceremonies, this distinctive venue provides a choice of sites, including the walled gardens where couples will have the chance to really wow their guests. Embrace this outdoor space fully with an elegant drinks reception before heading inside for a sumptuous wedding feast. The Houstoun Suite is the jewel of the property, its sophisticated interiors able to host up to 150 seated guests and 180 standing with ease. Elsewhere, Strathbrock Suite is a wonderful alternative for more demure celebrations of 80 and under. Originally the 16th-century stables, this converted suite boasts a quiet sophistication where guests can share drinks in a private outside courtyard. For pre-wedding dinners, the Tower Restaurant offers a cosy, stately setting where 30 of the couple's nearest and dearest can savour the award-winning cuisine. The property's luxurious Bridal Suite is the perfect place to end the night in style, while overnight guests can stay in one of 73 wonderful bedrooms.
At Macdonald Houstoun House, the highly experienced Wedding Managers will gladly assist you in planning a day that is completely personal to you. This extends to your wedding feast, with the option to bring in your choice of outside caterers that can best meet your wedding needs. There is a range of seasonal wedding packages to suit every budget and style, each with exclusive venue use. Just some of the features you can expect include:
- Red carpet on arrival
- A piper to accompany meals
- Private menu tasting for the wedding couple
- A master of ceremonies
- A welcome drink
- A selection of canapés
- Personalised menus and table plan
- All-day DJ
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Macdonald Houstoun House Real Weddings
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Uphall EH52 6JS West Lothian  (Lothian & Borders)
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